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The Gaslight Handicap. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
The Gaslight Handicap. Following are the starts for the seventeenth Gaslight Handicap, to be run this evening : — T. Vipon 14} yards, D. Butler 17$, J. Cafferty 23, C. Daniels 22, J. M'Lellan 15, W. Davis 14, A. Jbry 16, A. Puxty IS, W. Cain 18, J. Crompton 16, P. Lynch 21, J. Lynch 14J, J. H. Gallagher 15, F. Haylor 16J, J. Holdcroft 15, W. Bible 15, R. Lynch 15, Cush — , P. Honaghan 17, A. A. Hoddens 16J-, A. York 161, J- Meighan — , A. Milne 15J, T. Wall 23, T. Edmonds 20J, E. Brett — , R. Gray 20, J. Field 18J, J. Breeney 20, G. Richards — , C. Niall 22, E. Cook 16L F. Mitchell 17$, F. M'Donald 21£, S. Webber — , E. G. Gsodman 16, W. Harris 18|, J. Stacy — , J. Bourke 18, W. Grace 20J-, C. Taylor 1Q3. V. 'RrnrtVo^ ? X TTrtnnf/\M 9rt T Ruf-ln*. 1/7S E. Denny 18, W. Toohey — , J. Moy 14$, W. Sellars 18, W. Henry 18, J. Hodgins — , W. -Mitchell 17, A. Trelfo 17, R. Newton 18, J. Kalabash — , G. Wilkinson 16, J. Connelly 16&, A. Pring 17, W. Gleeson 15$, J. Kingsley — , M. N...
Railway and Tramway Ambulance Corps. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
Railway and Tramway Am bulance Corps. At the Mechanics' Institute, East Maitland, laat evening, the certificates gained by the members of the Railway and Tramway Ambulance Corps in that town were distributed to the successful members. We may mention that the object of the corps is to afford first aid to the injured, and for the purpose of instructing tho members of it to render that aid with tha most primitive means at their command. Mr. A. Lovett, the energetic stationmaster at East Maitland, who wears the silver medal of the corps, showing that he has passed the second year's examination, started a class in East Maitland, among the railway employes under him, in May laat, and so well did they attend to the instruation of their teacher that all of them pa6sed the exami nation in November last, before the Surgeon Instructor, Dr. Woodward, which entitled them to the certificate of the corps. The movement, which it is needless to say is a most useful one, is spread ing rapidly among t...
THE LATE MINSTREL ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
THE LATE MINSTREL ENTERTAINMENT Sir,— Kindly allow me a small space in your valuable columns to explain a few items in con nection with your report of our late entertainment which, though not strictly incorrect, are a little misleading to the public in general. In the first place your reporter states that the young boys in tha gallery were responsible for the disorder in question ; but such is not the case. Had t-.ha vonnrtnr hppn in the callerv he would have at once recognised the ringleaders, not as boys, but yming (so-called) men,' Rome of them Government offiniois and othfcr3 in responsible positions, who should have known better and set an example to the younger members of the audience. These,_ Mr. Editor, were the cause of the disorderly proceedings. ' Again we learn from those in charge of the doors that no one was admitted without payment; and it would have been a hard matter to attempt to discriminate between the orderly and unruly members of that audience when entering. I ...
GLOUCESTER ELECTORATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
GLOUCESTER ELECTORATE. Sir, — Would you kindly permit me to correct an error that occurs in the otherwise very excellent synopsis furnished by your Miller's Forest corres pondent in Wednesday's Mercury of my address at that place on Monday. The report says, ' He was in favour of additional taxation.' What I said was tbat I was not in favour of any additional twation, that the producers oi uie country were already over-taxed, that the present revenue was a great deal more than was necessary for the economical administration of the affairs of the country, and that I would insist on a large teduc tion of the taxation at present imposed on the people. — Youw, etc., HENRY COURTNEY. Raymond Terrace, Feb. 16, 1894.
DISTRICT NEWS. RAYMOND TERRACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
BISTBICT NEWS. [Fjrom our. Correspondents.] RAYMOND TERRACE. A special meeting of the Municipal Council was held in the Council Chambers last night for the purpose of choosing a Mayor for the ensuing municipal year. All the aldermen were present, namely — Dr. Meredith, Messrs. L. Bishop, J_ Hanlon, J. Crane, C. Threlfo, and P. O'Loghlin ; it was decided to hold the election openly. Alder man Crane proposed, and Alderman Threlfo seconded, that Alderman Hanlon be elected Mayor. Alderman Hanlon thauked his nominators, but said that he would decline to accept the office. — Alderman Hanlon then proposed that Alderman Bishop be elected Mayor ; Alderman Threlfo seconded the motion. Alderman Bishop also declined the honor. — Alderman O'Loghlin pro posed that Alderman Meredith be re-elected Mayor, The motion was seconded by Alderman Bishop, and on being put to the vote was declared carried by three votes to two ; the voting being: for — Alder- man Bishop, O'Loghlin, and Threlfo, against — Al...
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER XVII. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
.MAJ&IGOLD. - ? .. CHAPTER XVII. ' I will marry you six months from to-day, be cause I cannot yive the fortune up,' sobs Ethel .Carleton, as she confronts John Rodgers, a few days after her restoration ; snd to herself she adds '? 'Much may happen in six months — I may even escape h'im,' ' You are wise,' returns her suitor. 'I shall continue to hold my position in the family, so that you will have no ODDortunitv of Dlavin? me false. and no one need know of our betrothal until the wedding day arrives.' ' That day shall never dawn,' hisses Rachel, who . . is listening at the key-hole to all that is said. As the months come 'and go all hope of escaping her persistent lover dies in Ethel's breast. Sweet spring rules the earth now. The Carlntons have been ordered to the seashore fer Ethel's health, which has failed riercentiblv of late. People say it is owing to grieving over the mys terious disappearance of Hillis Armand. As time passes, and the beautiful heiress turns the cold ...
SINGLETON. SINGLETON BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
SINGLETON. SINGLETON BOROUGH COUNCIL. A meating of this Council was held on Thursday evening. Present : The Mayor, Aldermen Munro, McFadden, York, Lloyd, Atkin, Quinn, and Wright. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The Mayor laid on the table the declaration made by Alderman Robinson as Mayor ; Government Gazettes, containing notification of election oE alder men and auditors, and of Alderman Robinson as Mayor ; also, Bank pass book, showing municipal account to be overdrawn .£671 5s 8d at end of municipal year 1893-94. Correspondence. — Copies of letters were read to Messieurs Henry McFadden, junior, Joel Atkin, and William Joseph Quinn, notifying their election as aldermen for the ensuing three years ; to Messieurs Joseph Keif and Robert Flower Jay, notifying their election as auditors for the current year ; to the Under-Secretary of Justice, forward ing reault of Local Option Vote. The following wprp rpflfl ? 'nV/\m ATi» .T A TTrtw «?**..«»?«;».«. !*:„ o...
BRANXTON. POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
BRANKTOW. POLITICAL. Mr. Wm. Burnett, of South Singleton, delivered a political address in the School of Arts last night. Mr. J. Y. Tulloch, who was elected Chairman by the meeting, briefly introduced the speaker who, he felt sure might rely upon securing a fair and impartial hearing on this or any other occasion, whether his views coincided with those of his audience or not. Tnere was a large attendance, Greta, Elderslie, and other portions of the eleoto rate being well represented. The candidate met with a cordial and most flattering reception. His address, which lasted for nearly an hour, was listened to most attentively and frequently applauded. He gave his reasons for opposing Mr. A. J. Gould, a gentleman who had hitherto received his hearty support, not because he came up to hi3 ideal, but simply because of those who had offered their services he was perhaps the best. The time had now arrived when a radical changa was absolutely necessary and profitable em ployment found for t...
WARREN. Saturday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
V/aRHEM. Saturday afternoon. A cricket match was played yesterday at Bulagaren between the Warren and Gullar gambone clubS, which resulted in a victory by 2 runs and 4 wickets for the Warren Club, the scores being : Warren, 22 and 0 wicket3 for 58 ; for 29, and Knowles six wickets for 14, played best for the winners ; Knoivles also making 25 runs, not out, in the second innings. Richardson Brothers displayed bosb form for the winners. The annual meeting was hold yesterday of the Warren Pastoral Association, when nearly all the old officers were re-elected. The next show was fixed for the first Thursday and Friday iu June. It; was also decided to reduce the annual subscription from two guineas to one guinea.
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Saturday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [From the Prbss Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Saturday afternoon. Another conference of the Labour Leagues and representatives of the labour members will be held probably within the next two weeks, to consider what steps will be taken towards bringing about a reconciliation between the Labour Mem bers and Labour Leagues, in .reference to signing pledges by the labour candidates. The City Coroner this morning received a report from the police concerning the death of a man named Jno. Smith, residing a*; 17 Church Hill. Smith, who is 54 years of age, died suddenly, and the doctor refused to give a certificate of death. The Coroner decided to hold an inquiry. Negotiations are proceeding between the Govern ment and the Randwick Council by which it will probably be arranged in the course of next week that both toll bars on Randwick Road will be abolished. Numbers of miners are being engaged daily at the Sydney offices of the Stockton Coal Company to proceed to ...
LATE MARKET NEWS. SYDNEY. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Saturday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
T k'VV WAR KPT FriHFCf SYOMEY. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] Saturday afternooH. Flour: New South Wales roller sold at _8 5s to £8 10s, Victorian stone £7 15s to .£8. Wheat now, nominally 3s ; cbiulc wheat, 2s lOd to 2s lid ; bran, quiet, 7d ; maize, 2s Id, prime old River 2s lid, Clarence River 2a to 2s 6d; pollard 8Jd oats.prirae2s7Jd,faicfeed236dto2s7dj chaff pninie 103 to £3 15s, other sorts from .63, very choice £i~ barley, 3a to 3s 3d. Lucerne : Hunter River £3 15s* railway choice £3 to £S 7s Gd ; hay, £3 5s to £'i 10-s ' onions, £5 to ilo 5s. Potatoes, Hunter River J31 to £& 10a. Straw meets with fair enquiry ; local bundles £2 derrick pressed £2. Butter, fair demand; creamery and beat brands of fnr.t.nrv R\A fn^i-n..~ oj j_. „'% to7d, pastry 4d to 5d Bacon, hand-cured Gd to 6Jd, machine-cured 5d to 5,Jd, middles 7d to 8d hims, colonial 9d to lOd, English 1r to Is 2'd New Zealand, Is Oid ; beiwax, dark S.V-J, .rood bright lOd, choice to JO'd j honey, 3d to 4...
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. NEWCASTLE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
DISTRICT TELEGSilS. [From our Correspondents.] NEWCASTLE. Saturday. 'VISIT OF HIS EXCELLENCY AND LADT DUFF. A very enthusiastic andrepresentative meeting of the citizens of Newcastle and district was held yes terday afternoon in the Council Chamber, Newcastle, to consider the best steps to be taken to receive his Excellency the Governor at Newcastie on March loth. The Mayor (Alderman A. Asher) presided. There were between 40 and 50 persons present, and much interest was manifested in the proceedings. The Mayor having read the advertisement eon read the minutes of the last meeting in connection with this subject, and also correspondence oh tbe matter. This was done, the minute were confirmed. The correspondence was rather voluminous. The main points weie that His Excellency had been asked by the Free Methodists to open an Industrial Exhi bition in Newcastle on the 15th inst. This invita tion had been signed by the late Mayor ; h5s Excel ency had regarded the invitation as c Jtning fr...
Coonamble District. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
Coonamble District. [By Rambler.] A storm ot great violence passed over this dis trict on Sunday afternoon last, 11th instant. At Gunyelah (Billeroy), where your correspondent happened to be at the time, it blew a perfect hurri cane, unroofing bark tenements, beating under the eaves and deluging rooms, tearing off limbs from the trees, and even uprooting the trees themselves. It is estimated that fully three inches of rain fell at Gunyelah and Billeroy, while about two inches fell at Holyrood (Mr. Juchan's). The storm slackened in pace and force as if moved in a north easterly direction. As a matter of course, the country is immensely benefitted by this timely downpour. Indeed, a complete metamorphosis has come over the entire scene. The recent brown and barren waste has given place to a stretch of verdant fertility, which has dissipated all fear for the flocks and herds, and kindled, I trust, a spirit of universal gratitude to the ' Giver of every good and perfect gift.' A sad fata...
ROSEHILL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
ROSEHILL RACES. Following are the weights for the above meeting on Saturday :— Flying Stakes.— Jeweller 10-9, All Sorts 10-3, Utter 9-7, The Captain 9-3, Sundial 9-0, Hero 8-11, Babel 8-9, Buccleuch 8-7, Trenchant 8-7, Violet 8-4, Pilot Boy 8-4, Marble 8-2, Bliss 8-2, Ophir 8-0, M.L.A. 7-11, Uabba 7-11, Kookaburra 7-9, Hermit 7-9, Sir Oliver 7-7, The Roe 7-7, Triton 7-4, Thespian 7-4, Rockwoll 7-0, Lady Elizabeth. 7-0, Cumino 6-11, Bellman 6-11, Avenger 6-9, Batcher Boy 6-9, Melodia 6-9, Result 6-7, Faux Pas 6-7, Princess Olga 6-7. Hurdle Race— Cadet 12-5, Hegira 11-3, Auc tioneer 11-0, Coaia 10-11, Waratah 10-9, Kisfiing Cup 10-7, Over 10-5, Mark Twain 10-3, The Broker 10-0, All Right 9-11, Irara 9-9, The Boss Tailor 9-7, Alarm Bell 9-5, Kilmany 9-5, Hugo 9-3, Gunda mulda 9-3, Martinet 9-0, Romulus 9-0, Glitter 9-0. February Handicap.— All Sorts 9-9, Sunshine 9-0, Utter 8-12, The Captain 8-10, Bendigo 8-8, .' Division 8-6, Florrie 8-6, ? First Demon 8-4, Veno 8-4, Magnus 8-2, Penan...
LATE SPORTING NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Monday afternoon. HAWKESBURY RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
LATE SPORTING SEWS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] : Monday afternoon. , KAWKESBURY RACES. Following are the handicaps for the principal events to be run at the above meeting at Rosehill ' on March 10 and 17 -.— Rowley Mile.— All Sorts 9-10, Utter 9-0, The Captain 8-12, Bendigo 8-10, Sundial 8-8, New castle 8-8, Hero 8-6, Florrie 8-6, Veno 8-6, Kinkora 8-4, Denman 8-4, Babel 8-4, C.B. 8-2; Pilot Boy 8-2, Trenchant 8-2, Barnaby Rudge 8-0, Buccleuch 8, Pharamond 8-0, Heather Bell 7-12, Clinker 7-12, Bliss 7-12, Marble 7-10, Miletoa 7-10, Attalus 7-10, Lucky Boy 7-8, Rostellan 7-8, Brown ind Gold 7-8, Confidence 7-8, Mess mate 7-6, Uabba 7-6, M.L.A. 7-6, Solon 7-6, Voluey 7-0, Olivera 7-0, Qaeensbrough 7-0, Ulrio 7-2, Escapade 7-2, His Reverence 7-2, Triton 7-0 Mulwee 7-0, Cbesterman 7-0, Rockwall 6-12, Bodkin 6-12, Albecore 6-12, Mildred 6-10, Brown Bess 6-10, Emin Pasha 6-10, Culgoa 6-9, Thespian 6-9, Musketoon 6-9, Result 6-7, Clive 6-7, Dolce 6-7. ' Hawkesbury Handicap. — ...
LATEST CABLEGRAMS, London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. [From tub Press Telegraph Association.]. London, Monday. Arrangements for the proposed match between Corbett and Peter Jackson for tho championship of the world have not been completed. Negotiations are going on with the different London sporting clubB with a view of ascertaining which is pre pared to oiler the ma nest purse to be competed for. Clement Henry, the anarchist and perpetrator of the outrage at the Cafe Lnyare, Paris, has furnished the police with a list of the leading anarchists, a olue to their secret hiding place, and 20 of their photographs as well aB bomb3 and chemicals. It is stated that two-thirds of the fatal oases of yellow fever at Rio de Janiero are foreigners. A yacht while voyaging on the coast of Amera, Spain, with the Empress of Austria on board ran ashore and remained in a perilous position until rescued, by a passing steamer.
PATERSON. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
PATERSOW. Monday. . The Bishop of Newcastle, accompanied by the Bishop of North Queensland, visited St. Paul's Church last night. Their Lordships missed their load out, and did not reach Peterson until the evening prayers were concluded. The Bishop of North Queensland delivered a warm and eloquent address on the woman of Samaria. The church was crowded, and a successful and much-appreciated service was held.